Thomas J. Kenney III’s deployment to Afghanistan in 2012 was the last before he retired from the U.S. Army. Read more
A June 5 letter from the Texas Education Agency addressed to local school districts, including the Killeen Independent School District, recommended that administrations revisit their policies concerning which students qualify for special education. Read more
FORT HOOD — In 1998, Pamala Charles married her husband and fellow soldier Gadius after 51 days of dating and have been married for 20 years. Read more
Community members, activists and city officials attended a “community triage” for the local homeless population at the Moss Rose Community Center in Killeen on Saturday. The triage offered the local homeless population an opportunity to apply for government services and make inquiries relate… Read more
The Killeen chapter of the NAACP held a worship ceremony and picnic at the Killeen Arts and Activity Center Saturday closing out this year’s Killeen Juneteenth celebrations. Read more
Most Texas students for the spring 2018 administrations successfully met grade level or achieved higher level performance on all five State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) end-of-course assessments, according to the Texas Education Agency. Read more
Austin is one of five finalists to land the U.S. Army Futures Command center, a new operational arm focused on modernizing the Army and developing new military technologies, according the Austin-American Statesman. Read more
The elimination of free parking at the Killeen regional airport will be back up for discussion at the Killeen City Council’s workshop session Tuesday. Read more
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Houston-based public accounting firm McConnell & Jones publicly presented the conclusions of its management audit Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, and with it, a 173-page report detailing problems and recommendations within city finances.
TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake shook the city of Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning, causing scattered damage including broken glass and partial building collapses. There were no immediate reports of injuries. Read more
FLORENCE — Bob Faulkner already has lowered his well’s pump 80 feet farther down because of a decade’s worth of drawdown of the aquifer supplying water to Florence residents. He may have to lower it another 100 feet next year if projections in a geologist’s recent report prove correct. Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — An Egypt team official has confirmed goalkeeper Mohamed Elshenawy declined to receive a player of the match trophy at the World Cup for religious reasons. Read more
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